Germany’s ZDFE films Africa series
German distributor ZDF Enterprises (ZDFE) has begun production on a new factual series named Africa From Above.
According to its producers, the 10×52’ series will explore Africa’s spectacular people, places and wildlife, including unrivalled wild animals, mountains, coastlines, waterfalls and jungles, from a totally new perspective.
It will also travel over towns and cities to explore the continent’s history, architecture, industry and unique cultures, revealing how people survive in some of its most extreme locations.
The series is produced by ZDFE-owned Off The Fence Productions in the Netherlands, with Franco-German cultural channel Arte, Austrian pubcaster ORF, German pobcaster ZDF and BBC Studios-owned UKTV all coproducing.
Ralf Rueckauer, VP of ZDFE.unscripted at ZDFE, said: “This production will capture Africa in a way that has never been seen before, using the latest technology, airborne and on the ground. We are delighted to offer this beautiful series to our clients shortly – these are the kind of pictures audiences are longing to see in the current times.”